Seeking a career in software development?

Job Reference



Paying up to £12,000


Web & Software

Job Type




Software Developer Apprentice

Our Client are a creative digital agency with a focus on designing and building bespoke websites on the WordPress CMS. Their development team build innovative solutions to challenging problems for a diverse range of clients – from fashion brands to medical engineering. They are excited to be growing their excellent team, with someone who fits into their laid-back culture and shares their passion for web.

The position will be at their Chelmsford office, where you will work alongside and learn from experienced developers. For the right person, this will lead to a permanent Developer role at the end of the apprenticeship. The role will involve supporting clients, so confidence and strong communication skills are also desirable. Any existing experience of programming or web technologies (HTML, CSS, PHP, JavaScript, WordPress, etc) would be a bonus, but a logical mind, an enthusiasm to learn and the right attitude will go a long way.


  • Learn and contribute to custom WordPress development, including the development of new websites and maintenance of existing client sites
  • You will be programming in languages such as PHP and JavaScript
  • You will work closely with other members of the team to support clients – fixing bugs, testing new features and advising on technical solutions


To be an Software Developer Apprentice you will need to be a tech enthusiast with 5 GCSEs (ideally A* – C) including Maths and English.

This company are looking for someone with these skills and personal qualities.


  • Independent skills
  • Team work skills
  • Organisational skills
  • Good written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent written and spoken English
  • Self-Motivated

Personal Qualities:

  • Adaptability and flexibility
  • Professionalism
  • Positive attitude and energy
  • Mature, calm person
  • Keen to learn
  • Attention to detail
  • Desire to pursue a career in web development
  • Enthusiasm for technology
  • They work with the following technologies and any prior knowledge would be an advantage (although training will be provided): WordPress, PHP, CSS & SCSS, HTML, Laravel, JavaScript, jQuery and VueJS


Sound like you? Then send us an application and we will let you know if you are suitable for this position, or one of the other Apprenticeships we have available.



This 16-month Apprenticeship has a salary of £10,000 / £12,000 per year. You will also receive full training and support from the Just IT Apprenticeship team to increase your skills.

Your training will include gaining internationally recognised Level 3 IT qualifications such as;

  • Software Development Technician

Tech and digital professionals in London earn an average salary of £52,500 per year, so this Apprenticeship could be the start of a very promising and profitable career.


Over 90% of our Apprentices move on to permanent full time employment in the tech industry. There are also opportunities to extend your training with a higher level Apprenticeship programme. Just IT have already helped over 1000 people kick-start their tech and digital careers with an Apprenticeship.


Apply now to Just IT and we will review your application. If you are suitable for an Apprenticeship we will be in contact to discuss this opportunity.